Browsing Israel Dagg

Dan Carter Almost on His Own (All Blacks vs Wallabies)

Posted on 25 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

The Bledisloe Cup was retained once again by the All Blacks, keeping Australia scoreless in a test match between these two rivals for the first time since 1962, as Dan Carer provided 16 of the 22 points in Auckland, running all over the clueless Wallabies 22-0 for a second straight win in the 2012 Rugby Championship. More

Israel Dagg, Cory Jane & World Champions Too Good (Wallabies vs All Blacks)

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

For the 103rd time in 107 test matches, the New Zealand All Blacks won a match they led in at half time. The Wallabies couldn’t create pace often with their ball movement, and lost the 2012 Rugby Championship opener in Australia 19-27, simply looking inferior to the dominant world champions. More

A Sort of Revenge (All Blacks vs France)

Posted on 24 Sep, 2011, by in Rugby

Israel Dagg scored two tries for the All Blacks as they comfortably beat their big Group A rivals, France, 37-17 at Eden Park, with a brilliant first half (especially Dan Carter and Ma’a Nonu) allowing some relaxation time in the next 40 minutes as the French fought for some respect. More

A Less Than Brilliant Opening (All Blacks vs Tonga)

Posted on 9 Sep, 2011, by in Rugby

A 41-10 win with the bonus point already earned in the first half, with both Israel Dagg and Richard Kahui scoring two tries in the first half is certainly a good way to open the Rugby World Cup, but failing to get too much going in the second half as Tonga finally found a way to waste some time with the ball and even score will probably get some worried minds in the New Zealand camp. More